Thursday, February 7, 2013

Casino Del Sol's Double Shot: Something For the Ladies, and Something For Fans of Rich Guys With Strange Fashion Sense

Posted By on Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 5:36 PM

My Valentine's Day plans are all set up. Have been so for quite some time, thanks to my obsession with details and planning ahead.

Then Casino del Sol's latest email hit my inbox, and now it's time to re-evaluate my priorities. And those of my wife.

The far superior of Tucson's two tribal gaming outfits — hey, Desert Diamond, got any more visits from the Dazz Band coming up? — has a pair of uniquely attractive events for next week that are likely to draw vastly different audiences.

First up is 'Hunks, The Show,' which apparently is an all-male revue of some sort that is going to be in Del Sol's Events Center on Tuesday night. The free-for-all-Club-Sol-members (note: joining this club is free, so if you're not already, do so!) event that is described as a "live high-energy production that showcases creative choreography and extravagant costumes guaranteed to captivate women of all ages!"

I'm sure men are allowed to be captivated, too. And not just by the choreography and costumes. Check out this clip to see if Hunks is up your alley:

Two nights later, on V-Day, Del Sol's poker room has spiced up its weekly $100 deep stack tournament by having 2004 World Series of Poker champion Greg Raymer set to participate. The oversized professional known as 'Fossilman' for his penchant for using fossils as card protectors while at a poker table — and who also enjoys slipping on some freaky snake-eyes glasses before staring you down when in a hand with him — will have a $500 bounty on his head that whoever knocks him out would collect.

Here's Fossilman in action from 2004, when the former patent attorney from North Carolina became a (poker) household name and won $5 million:

Now, to figure out a way to be allowed to go to the latter without having to also attend the former...


Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Brian J. Pedersen

  • Pedersen on Sports

    A Tucsonan spends his summer vacation dealing cards (and showing off a regrettable tattoo) in Vegas
    • May 22, 2014
  • Crash! Bang!

    Metal Mulisha presents The Crash Factory
    • May 22, 2014
  • Miming to the Music

    The Inner Journey: Mime, Music and Story
    • May 22, 2014
  • More »
Today | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed
PiYo Strength Class

PiYo Strength Class @ Floor Polish

Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Artifact Dance Project: Surrounding Dillinger

Hardened by a decade-long prison sentence for a minor offense, a newly-released John Dillinger assembles a likable… More

@ UA Stevie Eller Dance Theatre Thu., March 23, 7:30-10 p.m., Fri., March 24, 7:30-10 p.m., Sat., March 25, 7:30-10 p.m. and Sun., March 26, 2-4:30 p.m. 1737 E. University Blvd.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Does This Mean We Can Call It McSallyCare Now? (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Local Danish Bakery Serves Up Savory Desserts (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. But I'm a Cheerleader is Screening at the Loft This Weekend (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Cinema Clips: Kong: Skull Island (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. On the Theory and Practice of Bullshitting (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation